#SPECIAL NEEDS

When teaching a child with dyslexia to read, there are a few things to keep in mind, as well as some techniques to facilitate learning. First, dyslexia is not a cause of lower intelligence.…


As a mother of a child with a learning disability, there are days that we need encouragement like a thirsty man in the middle of a desert. Over the years, I've searched and found many Scriptures…


Jump into September's installment of the Friday Freebie series! We've pretty much all gotten back into our homeschool academics by now, and things should be settling into a nice rhythm. I don't…


  Guest post by Kimberly Smith When you homeschool it's so important to provide an education that fits your child. That's one of the prime reasons most people homeschool. If you have…


SEPTEMBER 16, 2019

Life with a Child with ADHD

Guest post by Katrina Taylor Welcome to a peek inside my life. My life as the mother of a child with ADHD. My oldest son Andrew has it, and it has been quite the journey learning to live,…


Guest post by Kelly Stone. World Down Syndrome Day is March 21 each year (3/21). That date was chosen because people with Down syndrome have a third copy of the 21st chromosome. Although…


Let's face it, in addition to being a joyous holiday season, Christmas can be extremely stressful for everyone. When you have a child with special needs it can be even more challenging, especially…


Sometimes a nugget of wisdom punches you in the gut and completely changes your perspective. For me, it was reading a wise mother’s realization that her child – in the throes of an epic meltdown…


Visit the Special Needs Section of Homeschool.com Special Needs Students - The Advantages of Homeschooling While every child is special and has specific needs, some students learn differently…


Are you homeschooling a child with autism? Autism has received a lot of media attention in recent years. Experts have come about with theories on what causes autism and how autistic individuals…